Dana Hull

Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous

Tesla Is Building a New Battery Factory in California

Tesla Is Building a New Battery Factory in California A Tesla at a Littleton, Colo. dealership. (David Zalubowski/Associated Press)

A California mayor said Tesla Inc. broke ground in his city on what it calls a new “Megafactory,” praising the planned facility in a Facebook post that was deleted and is now visible again.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
September 23, 2021

Tesla Tops Forecasts, But Delays Semi Production to 2022

The Tesla Semi won't go into production until 2022. (Tesla Inc.)

Tesla Inc. reported better-than-expected second-quarter earnings, buoyed by strong demand for its electric vehicles as it suggested deliveries this year may exceed its longer-term projections for 50% growth. But it is delaying production on its electric heavy-duty Semi truck until 2022.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
July 26, 2021
Business, Technology, Fuel

Tesla Delivers Record 201,250 Cars in Second Quarter

Tesla vehicles sit in a lot after arriving at a port in Japan. (Toru Hanai/Bloomberg News) Tesla vehicles sit in a lot after arriving at a port in Japan. (Toru Hanai/Bloomberg News)

Tesla Inc. delivered 201,250 cars worldwide in the second quarter, a record for the electric-car maker led by CEO Elon Musk.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
July 2, 2021
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Tesla Phases Out Radar Sensors, Shifts to Camera-Based Autopilot

Tesla Tesla's Elon Musk on Wall Street. (Mark Lennihan/Associated Press)

Tesla Inc. updated its website May 25 to announce that Model 3 and Model Y cars built for North America and shipping this month no longer will be equipped with radar.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
May 26, 2021
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Fuel, Autonomous

Tesla Engineer Says Musk Overstated Tesla Autopilot Capability

The steering wheel of a Tesla Inc. Model 3 electric vehicle The steering wheel of a Tesla Inc. Model 3 electric vehicle. (Bloomberg News)

One of Tesla Inc.’s engineers told California authorities that CEO Elon Musk overstated the capability of Autopilot, the company’s driver-assistance system, early this year.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
May 7, 2021
Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous

Tesla Sticks to Plan to Deliver Semi This Year

A Tesla Supercharger station in Buford, Ga. A Tesla Supercharger station in Buford, Ga. (Chris Carlson/Associated Press)

Tesla Inc. reported a higher-than-expected seventh consecutive quarter of profit on strong demand for its top-selling Model 3 sedan and announced it will begin deliveries of its Tesla Semi in 2021.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
April 26, 2021
Business, Technology, Fuel

Tesla Deliveries Smash Expectations on Reception in China

A customer sits inside a Tesla Model Y vehicle at the automaker's showroom in Shanghai. A customer sits inside a Tesla Model Y vehicle at the automaker's showroom in Shanghai. (Qilai Shen/Bloomberg News)

Tesla Inc. delivered more cars than expected in the first quarter, a strong start to a year in which CEO Elon Musk will be scaling global operations and building two more factories.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
April 2, 2021
Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous

Tesla Shares Drop After Fire at EV Maker’s California Plant

Tesla Musk (John Raoux/Associated Press)

Tesla Inc. shares fell a day after firefighters responded to an incident at the company’s factory in Fremont, Calif., containing a blaze in an area of the property under construction.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
March 12, 2021
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Aurora Partners With Toyota in Bid to Bring Autonomy to Masses

Aurora vehicle The first model that will be equipped with the Aurora Driver, the company’s hardware, software and sensor suite, is the Toyota Sienna minivan. (Aurora Innovation Inc.)

Aurora Innovation Inc., a Silicon Valley-based autonomous-driving startup with at least a $10 billion valuation, has agreed to a long-term strategic partnership with Toyota Motor Corp. and its supplier Denso Corp. that aims to mass produce autonomous vehicles and launch them on ride-hailing networks, including Uber’s, over the next few years.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
February 9, 2021
Business, Technology

Elon Musk’s Finance Chief Quietly Tallies Profit Surge at Tesla

Tesla Musk (Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News)

Tesla Inc. on Jan. 27 is widely expected to report its sixth consecutive quarterly profit — and potentially its first $1 billion quarter. That follows a remarkable year when Tesla’s stock split and skyrocketed, the company joined the S&P 500 Index and it sold almost half a million cars.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
January 26, 2021

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